German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland will close down its encrypted DTT platform Viseo+ in Stuttgart and Halle/Leipzig at the end of 2014.
Eutelsat visAvision, the operating company of German head-end in the sky KabelKiosk, will launch its new IPTV platform on May 20, 2014, at cable, satellite and broadband trade fair ANGA COM in Cologne.
Eutelsat visAvision has promoted Matthias Schwankl to director of interactive TV & innovation.
Eutelsat visAvision’s customer operation manager Daniel Merget is now also responsible for the marketing the company. The company operates KabelKiosk, the head-end in the sky f platform for German and European cable operators with commercial and pay-TV channels in SD and HD quality and interactive services.